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Human Trafficking Risk Index: Speaking to both our past and future

Dun & Bradstreet launched The Human Trafficking Risk Index and it speaks to the company's history and its future. See how Dun & Bradstreet's history has shaped its products and culture.

By | April 15th, 2016|

Managing your Business Risk Effectively

Having a risk management strategy is important to your business' success. Businesses should constantly be asking themselves how they're protecting themselves, their data, their employees, and their customers. While it would be impossible to plan ahead for every curve ball thrown at your business, don't think of managing your risks as a chore where you [...]

By | February 21st, 2014|

Abe Lincoln’s Birthday (With Cake)

Ten score and four years ago, Nancy Lincoln brought forth on this continent, a child, who grew into a man our forefathers would have been proud of and history reveres; a man dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.  You know who I'm referring to with a mix of plagiarism and allusion: Mr. [...]

By | February 12th, 2013|

Abraham Lincoln: President, Intellectual, Business Credit Reporter

The explosion of Abraham Lincoln back into the public sphere this summer as an axe-wielding vampire-hacker reopened America's fascination with our country's 16th president. And now Steven Spielberg's more, let's just say realistic interpretation - starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the historic President - has arrived, aptly titled Lincoln. In light of this, we at Dun & [...]

By | November 16th, 2012|

What’s More Important Than a Job? A Steady Job

Cold-Drawing Steel, American Steel & Wire Co. - Ewing Galloway Photo Many often consider employment numbers an indication of the national economic situation, as well as the progress of individual businesses. Still, a dramatic increase in these numbers alone cannot foreshadow a healthy economy. Like in times past, consistency is key. Looking back [...]

By | October 12th, 2011|

Is a good business email all that different from a classic business letter?

In the October 1939 issue of the Dun’s Review, Arthur H. Little wrote an article entitled “The Cardinal Qualities of a Good Business Letter” with advice on the best way to handle customer correspondence. Of course, back then, common correspondence meant a handwritten letter that might take days or weeks to reach the recipient. Although [...]

By | October 5th, 2011|

The Power of Product Placement: The Trend Continues

In this scene in "You Can't Take It With You" it begins to look as though the Socony Vacuum Oil Company's driver can't takeColumbiaPictures' Donald Meek with him. No Strings Attached, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Hop, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon all share a common quality – each of these [...]

By | September 21st, 2011|